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A nurse performs a sterile urine specimen collection from an ileal conduit. Which action by the nurse is incorrect and may lead to inaccurate results?

▸ Removing the collection pouch prior to obtaining the sample.

▸ Inserting the tip of the catheter into the stoma approximately 4 cm (1.5 inches).

▸ Obtaining the sample from the collection pouch.

▸ Placing towels around the stoma.
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Obtaining the sample from the collection pouch.

The nurse should not use the collection pouch to obtain the urine sample because this may contain bacteria and is not an accurate representation of a sterile urine specimen.

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